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September 25, 2000

ORGANIZATIONS & EVENTS
Lincoln Public Library keeps its history alive

[MAY 26, 2000]  Although much has changed since the Lincoln Public Library was completed in 1902, if some of its earliest patrons could step into the main building, they would probably feel quite at home. At least at first glance, they would not see much difference between the way the building looks today and the way it looked almost a hundred years ago.

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MOVIES & VIDEOS
"The Straight Story"

[MAY 26, 2000]  "There's no one knows your life better than a brother that's near your age. He knows who you are and what you are better than anyone on earth. My brother and I said some unforgivable things the last time we met, but I'm trying to put that behind me. And this trip is a hard swallow of my pride. I just hope I'm not too late." – Alvin Straight

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HONORS & AWARDS

Diplomas and awards presented at Lincoln Junior High School

[MAY 26, 2000]  Lincoln Junior High School graduates received diplomas Thursday, May 25. See the Honors & Awards page for a listing of the graduates and of seventh and eighth grade students who received Honor Day awards. Fourth quarter LJHS honor rolls are also listed.

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ORGANIZATIONS & EVENTS

Zonta Club reports on May meeting

[MAY 26, 2000]  The Zonta Club of Lincoln met Tuesday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Elks Club. Officers and new board members were installed and new members initiated. 

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ANNOUNCEMENT
Poppies made by veterans are being distributed

[MAY 26, 2000]  Poppies will be distributed noon today through noon Saturday in remembrance of those who lost their lives in war. Poppies, which grow wild in Flanders Field in France, are the memorial flower of World War I. They are made by veterans in area Veterans Administration hospitals. Contributions go back to veterans in VA hospitals. Pick up a poppy at one of the following locations: Wal-Mart, Kroger's, Steak 'n' Shake and the post office.


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